DevOps Engineer

Zagreb, Croatia

What do we do?

Photomath is a fast-growing EdTech company whose mobile app is the #1 app in the world to learn math. Powered by advanced machine learning technology, the app instantly scans, accurately solves, and intuitively explains printed and handwritten math problems to users through step-by-step explanations.

With over 300 million downloads globally, Photomath is the most popular mobile application from Croatia and one of the most popular educational apps of all time. Since its launch in 2014, our award-winning app has topped App Store & Google Play Store education charts and Apple has recently declared it the application of the day.

Today, we employ 160+ people and have offices in Zagreb and San Mateo, California. We are constantly expanding what Photomath can do and the types and quality of our content - we have so much more ahead of us and we need your help to get there. Join us in our mission to revolutionize learning math and help students across the globe gain math superpowers!


Our dev stack:

  • Kubernetes, Docker, Google Cloud Platform, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Kotlin, Java, Python, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, BigQuery, Redis, Elastic Search, C++.

What you will do at Photomath:

  • Implementation and maintenance of web services and systems in the high-load environment
  • Envisioning and development of new distributed platforms
  • Infrastructure and services monitoring
  • Continuous integration and deployment aiming for zero-downtime at all times
  • Measuring system performance, estimating resources needed and ensuring infrastructure to achieve the performance and security needed in a production environment

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Relevant DevOps/SysAdmin experience
  • Understanding of the network stack and protocols
  • Good knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience with containers (Docker) and orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge of service discovery and configuration management
  • Cloud deployment (e.g. AWS or Google Cloud) experience
  • Scalable services and system design knowledge (Logging, Load balancing, Caching, Message Queues, etc.)
  • Understanding of GitOps principles
  • Understanding of the CI/CD process, pipelines, and tools
  • Awareness of current trends and critical DevOps, Agile, and security practices
  • Experience with Bash/Python
  • Ability to debug code and troubleshot running services
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Teamwork skills
  • Excellent English language skills

An additional plus is if you have:

  • Good knowledge of no-SQL databases
  • Experience in releasing Machine learning models to production (in the cloud)
  • Experience with the Jenkins Scripted Pipeline (Groovy)
  • Experience in Go
  • Have worked with GPUs :D

Salary range:

  • Starting from 22.000 gross for more junior candidates and up depending on experience, you are welcome to give us a suggestion here 
  • Stock options 

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to work on an innovative AI-powered tech ed project with global impact
  • An opportunity to work on the deployment using cutting-edge technologies
  • An opportunity to define and implement our infrastructure at scale
  • An opportunity to make an impact and define processes and ways of working in the newly established fast growing team
  • Flexible working hours and work-from-home arrangements
  • Dedication to a healthy work-life balance and various benefits for parents
  • A diverse environment with agile and talented individuals across the career spectrum - to teach and be taught
  • A friendly, collaboration-heavy team atmosphere
  • A culture that recognizes and rewards dedication and success
  • Dedicated person (mentor/buddy) to help you navigate your first weeks in a new role
  • Learning and growth opportunities through knowledge sharing, education, and conferences, individual development plan with a dedicated budget, weekly time devoted to learning new things
  • Cutting edge hardware and equipment, budget for additional equipment
  • Company events and celebrations, company retreat, team budget for team building activities
  • Birthday and holiday presents for employees and their kids
  • Generous vacation and paid leave policy, sick leave without a doctor's note, annual physical exam (check-up)
  • Multisport card for various discounts at sports facilities
  • Underground bicycle parking garage
  • Modern office design, great view :) and great location (Zagreb, Strojarska 20)
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